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Ge·ron·i·mo(jə-rŏn′ə-mō′) Originally Goyathlay. 1829-1909.
Chiricahua Apache leader who resisted the US government policy to consolidate his people on reservations by leading a series of raids against Mexican and American settlements in the Southwest (1876-1886).
(Biography) 1829–1909, Apache Indian chieftain: led a campaign against the White settlers until his final capture in 1886
1. (Military) US a shout given by paratroopers as they jump into battle
2. an exclamation expressing exhilaration, esp when jumping from a great height
(Goyathlay), 1829–1909, American Apache Indian chief.
|Noun||1.||Geronimo - Apache chieftain who raided the white settlers in the Southwest as resistance to being confined to a reservation (1829-1909)|